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HR M&A Conference

People: The X Factor in Deal Value Capture and Creation
NOVEMBER 19 - 20, 2019 | WESTIN NEW YORK AT TIMES SQUARE | NEW YORK, NY

November 19 - 20, 2019

 

The Year’s Most Important HR M&A Conference

Current headlines show that a strong focus on people is paramount to the success of most deals. The challenge of managing the talent needed for the future of work is at the top of the CEO’s agenda.

Join us for the 2019 M&A Conference where leading organizations will share their practical strategies and solutions to address key people risks in M&A transactions that will ultimately drive the most value from the transaction.

Sessions will include
Corporate Development Panel on how HR Can Inform Strategy Throughout an M&A; What the C-Suite Needs to Know About Culture; The Art & Science of Retaining Talent in M&A; the Truth about Divestitures; and an M&A Playbook as a catalyst for HR Readiness and Deal Success.

The Benefits to You

  • NETWORKING: Exchange best practices, collaborate, and benchmark with peers and M&A experts.
  • REAL WORLD EXPERIENCE: Share experiences – with people doing some of the most successful deals today.
  • VALUABLE INSIGHTS: Gain vital insights on human capital issues that will make or break your deal.
  • INTEGRATION CAPABILITIES: Learn how to build HR integration capabilities/processes that respond to a variety of deals.
  • DUE DILIGENCE: Discover how to best conduct HR due diligence by getting in front of the critical people issues.
  • ASSESS AND RETAIN KEY TALENT: Find out how to conduct talent assessments that put the right people in the right roles and retain that talent that can help you add the most value to the deal
  • DIAGNOSTIC TOOLS: Equip yourself with the latest tools to eliminate people risks that can sink any deal.

 

Who Should Attend 

This seminar is design for executives who are involved in the following business areas:

  • Human Resources
  • HR M&A
  • M&A Integration
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Corporate Development
  • Joint Ventures
  • Strategic Alliances
  • Integration Strategy
  • Business Development 

Earn Recertification Credits

CPE logo

Earn up to 11.5 CPE credits
Personnel/Human Resources
Requirements: Attendees must sign-in each day for full credit. Delivery Method: Group-Live; Program Level: Intermediate, Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree or higher, Advanced Preparation: None

HRCI

This program has been approved for 9.5 (BUSINESS) recertification credit hours toward aPHR, PHR, SPHR, PHRca, GPHR, PHRi, and SPHRi recertification through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at www.hrci.org.

SHRM

This program has been pre-approved for 9.5 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.

1. Save the Date 

Block off your calendar for the following dates: 

  • November 19-20, 2019 at the Westin New York at Times Square. 

2. Get Involved! 

If you would like to get involved, please contact us.

 

LOCATION

Westin New York at Times Square
270 West 43rd St.
New York, NY 10036
Phone: (212) 201-2700

Hotel Reservations: To book a room at the hotel, click here.

Hotel Cut Off:October 28, 2019

OUR MISSION

All proceeds support The Conference Board's educational, scientific, and not-for-profit mission.

LEAD SPONSOR
Mercer - HR M&A Conference 2019 - Lead Sponsor
AGENDA
NOVEMBER 19 - 20, 2019
WESTIN NEW YORK AT TIMES SQUARE,NEW YORK, NY
November 19 - 20, 2019

 

The Year’s Most Important HR M&A Conference

Current headlines show that a strong focus on people is paramount to the success of most deals. The challenge of managing the talent needed for the future of work is at the top of the CEO’s agenda.

Join us for the 2019 M&A Conference where leading organizations will share their practical strategies and solutions to address key people risks in M&A transactions that will ultimately drive the most value from the transaction.

Sessions will include
Corporate Development Panel on how HR Can Inform Strategy Throughout an M&A; What the C-Suite Needs to Know About Culture; The Art & Science of Retaining Talent in M&A; the Truth about Divestitures; and an M&A Playbook as a catalyst for HR Readiness and Deal Success.

The Benefits to You

  • NETWORKING: Exchange best practices, collaborate, and benchmark with peers and M&A experts.
  • REAL WORLD EXPERIENCE: Share experiences – with people doing some of the most successful deals today.
  • VALUABLE INSIGHTS: Gain vital insights on human capital issues that will make or break your deal.
  • INTEGRATION CAPABILITIES: Learn how to build HR integration capabilities/processes that respond to a variety of deals.
  • DUE DILIGENCE: Discover how to best conduct HR due diligence by getting in front of the critical people issues.
  • ASSESS AND RETAIN KEY TALENT: Find out how to conduct talent assessments that put the right people in the right roles and retain that talent that can help you add the most value to the deal
  • DIAGNOSTIC TOOLS: Equip yourself with the latest tools to eliminate people risks that can sink any deal.

 

Who Should Attend 

This seminar is design for executives who are involved in the following business areas:

  • Human Resources
  • HR M&A
  • M&A Integration
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Corporate Development
  • Joint Ventures
  • Strategic Alliances
  • Integration Strategy
  • Business Development 

Earn Recertification Credits

CPE logo

Earn up to 11.5 CPE credits
Personnel/Human Resources
Requirements: Attendees must sign-in each day for full credit. Delivery Method: Group-Live; Program Level: Intermediate, Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree or higher, Advanced Preparation: None

HRCI

This program has been approved for 9.5 (BUSINESS) recertification credit hours toward aPHR, PHR, SPHR, PHRca, GPHR, PHRi, and SPHRi recertification through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at www.hrci.org.

SHRM

This program has been pre-approved for 9.5 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.

1. Save the Date 

Block off your calendar for the following dates: 

  • November 19-20, 2019 at the Westin New York at Times Square. 

2. Get Involved! 

If you would like to get involved, please contact us.

 

Tom Agler, VP HR, Univar Solutions

Alec Andronikov, Angel Investor, NDCapital

Barbara Beckmann, Mergers and Acquisitions, General Electric Company

Jeff Black, Partner, M&A Transaction Services, Mercer

Lisa Blackburn, VP, Global Human Resources Business Development, IBM Corporation

Chris Bruce, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Thomsons Online Benefits

Elizabeth Bryant, Partner, M&A Transaction Services, Mercer

Carlos Cesta, Head of M&A Americas, Dentsu Aegis Network

Dan Clay, Partner, Lippincott

Ben Collins, Director, Strategy and Product Marketing, IntraLinks

Kimberly Dickens, SVP & Chief People Officer, Univar Solutions

Keith Dunbar, Distinguished Principal Research Fellow/Program Director, The Conference Board

Thor Ernstsson, Founder, Alpha

Ann Glackin, Director , HR M&A, Jabil Circuit Inc.

Jillian Kaebel-Sisk, Global Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures HR Manager, Caterpillar Inc.

Avi Karnani, CEO, alice

Christian Keane, Global VP of Strategy & Corporate Development, Gartner, Inc.

Paul Kibbe, Principal, Mercer Inc.

Dan Klein, Vice President, HR M&A, HCL Technologies

JoAnne Kruse, Partner, Talent, TZP Group

Maureen Lowney, Senior Consultant, HR Deal Leader M&A, Cisco Systems

Barbara Marder, Partner, Mercer Inc.

Rohan Massey, Partner, Ropes & Gray LLP

Carly McCoy, Partner, Mercer Inc.

Edward McNicholas, Partner, Ropes & Gray LLP

Cara Richard, Senior HR Acquisitions Manager HR Operational Excellence, Ferguson Enterprises Inc

Andy Roberts, Director, HR M&A, Northwell Health

Pragya Sharma, Sr Director, HR Acquisitions and Divestitures, Johnson & Johnson

Melis Tanlay, Vice President Corporate Development & Strategy, Genpact

Jeff Wald, Co-Founder and President, WorkMarket

Lead Sponsor
Mercer - HR M&A Conference 2019 - Lead Sponsor